Programs

What the Women Say: Protection and Participation of Syrian Women – September 27, 2012

Statement of Solidarity What the Women Say: Protection and Participation of Syrian Women We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North America and Europe, together in Istanbul, from September 12 through 16, 2012, for the first regional “What the Women Say” Forum on…

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Women from Around the World Condemn the election- related Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo – January 10, 2012

January 10, 2012 – New York Women from Around the World Condemn the Election- related Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo The International Civil society Action Network and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders condemn the election-related violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UK newspaper, The Guardian reported that at least 20…

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Attacks on walk-to-work campaign, Uganda – May 12, 2011

Statement on the attack against the walk-to-work campaign in Uganda The International Civil society Action Network – Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (ICAN-GNWP) strongly condemn the crack down on the peaceful walk-to-work campaign in Uganda that was initiated against high food and fuel prices last month. We denounce the government’s use of excessive force on…

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Colombian Women and Human Rights Defenders – March 28, 2011

Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia The International Civil society Action Network – Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (ICAN-GNWP) expresses deep concern about the safety of our sisters and human rights defenders in Colombia. We denounce any threat against Colombian human rights-, Afro-Colombian-, indigenous-, internally displaced and labor rights organizations as well…

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Attacks on Women in Cote d’Ivoire – March 10, 2011

Solidarity statement to the Women of Côte d’Ivoire The Civil society Action Network – Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (ICAN-GNWP) expresses strong solidarity with the women of Côte d’Ivoire as they mourn their sisters shot down by security forces in Abidjan on March 3, 2011. The women were protesting against the incumbent President, Laurent Gbagbo,…

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